Shopping in Havana: An Exercise in Enjoyment, Rather Than Endurance

Is shopping something to be endured or enjoyed? If you’re shopping in Havana, trust us, it’s going to be the latter (even if you’re someone who generally needs to be dragged kicking and screaming into a shopping mall). Because shopping … Read More

Seven Days in Havana: A Wonderful Week in the Cuban Capital

You might think that seven days in Havana will be enough to see the best that the Cuban capital has to offer. You will certainly be able to see a lot, since in the grand scheme of things, Havana is … Read More

Beyond the Luxury: Amazing Places to Visit in Varadero

If Varadero is your first port of call upon arrival in Cuba, you might be a little surprised. This is not the beautifully dilapidated and vibrantly coloured Cuba that has graced countless holiday brochures. It’s still stunning though, with stretches … Read More

Explore Cuba by Yourself: 8 Top Tips for the Solo Adventurer

There are some countries where it’s kind of easy to be a solo traveller. If you go the UK or New Zealand, you’re going to be just fine. Both countries are compact and easy enough to navigate, and everyone speaks … Read More

Those Magnificent Mojitos: The Best Bars in Havana

What’s your drink of choice when you head out for an evening on the town? If you’re on a budget, then you might stick to good old beer, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Perhaps cocktails are your preferred indulgence? … Read More

Romance and Romanticism: The Most Romantic Spots in All of Havana

The idea of romance can be relative. Some people might find it incredibly romantic when their beloved brings home a pizza without being asked. Other people might need a candlelit room, a bed covered with rose petals, and cheesy love … Read More

Cuba’s Carefree Capital: What Havana Is Known for Other Than Rum and Revolutions

You can probably imagine yourself in Havana right now. Strutting along sun-drenched cobblestone streets as sultry salsa music plays. Yes, it’s going to be like that, but what is Havana know for other than these usual suspects? There are many … Read More

It’s a Secret! Visiting Some Hidden Sights in Havana

There are some sights that have to be seen when you visit a certain destination. You wouldn’t go to Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower, and you can’t go to Sydney without seeing the Opera House. Although you would have … Read More

The Top 5 Delicious Cuban Snacks You Have to Try

Do your eating habits change when you travel? Maybe you like to dive straight in and taste the local delicacies, no matter how weird they might seem. Deep fried grasshoppers in Thailand anyone? Live baby shrimps in Japan? Maybe you … Read More

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A Havana Tour for Your Taste Buds: The Top 10 Paladares in Cuba

Cuba used to have a reputation for being a bit grim as far as dining options were concerned. This was both unpleasant and illogical for visitors, since the island had access to an abundance of fresh produce, not to mention … Read More